The distance between Riverside to Santa Cruz is 334.16 miles or 537.64 km. A train trip from Riverside to Santa Cruz typically takes 19 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 12 hours and 6 minutes to get from Riverside to Santa Cruz.
Going from Riverside to Santa Cruz by train takes over 19 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Friday trains from Riverside to Santa Cruz are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Riverside to Santa Cruz start from $81.90, and on average cost $97.25. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Santa Cruz. Amtrak in Riverside leaves from Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St, And in Santa Cruz trains arrive at Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave,
From Riverside to Santa Cruz train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 6 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $117.41 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Cruz.